By Mike Miliard 10:54 am March 30, 2012
The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), in partnership with the New York State Department of Health, has established the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHINY-NY) Policy Committee, tasked with protecting personal health information.
By Diana Manos 10:33 am March 30, 2012
Officials of CalOptima Regional Extension Center (COREC) announced they have enrolled 1,000 primary care providers to access services provided by COREC that will help them transition from paper to electronic medical records (EHRs).
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am March 30, 2012
The American Medical Association (AMA) and state and national medical specialty societies are pleading with the government for relief from regulation and impending penalties.
By Mike Miliard 08:23 am March 30, 2012
NextGen Healthcare announced a reseller agreement with Nuance Communications, under which NextGen will resell Nuance's Dragon Medical speech recognition software to its NextGen Ambulatory EHR clients, enabling physicians and administrators to navigate, dictate and correct medical documents by voice, directly within the EHR.
By Bernie Monegain 08:18 am March 30, 2012
Comparing the initiative to ways that past investment sparked supercomputing and the Internet, assistant to the President John P. Holdren says that the effort could 'transform our ability to use big data" for biomedical research, national security, among other areas.
By Mary Mosquera 04:10 pm March 29, 2012
Now that the Supreme Court justices have heard the arguments for both sides of the health reform law, will the conservative majority fall back on their political leanings to strike down the law and maintain the unsustainable healthcare patchwork, or move the nation a giant step toward the future in healthcare?
By Bernie Monegain 03:53 pm March 29, 2012
Healthcare stands to reap big rewards from the government's $200 million "big data" project, launched March 29 by the Obama Administration.
By Jamie Thompson 03:25 pm March 29, 2012
IBM announced that the Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital will use the company's hardware and software solution to build South Korea's first integrated hospital infrastructure.
By Mary Mosquera 02:50 pm March 29, 2012
Will majority SCOTUS justices reach beyond conservative leanings to turn the switch on healthcare reform or maintain healthcare patchwork?
By Michelle McNickle 01:38 pm March 29, 2012
A strategic plan is crucial to the success of an organization's IT, but today's healthcare landscape is calling for a more patient-centered approach to planning for information technology. Sue Sutton, president and CEO of Tower Strategies, breaks down five tips for creating a strategic plan for IT.

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